Matt&Co Advisory

Welcome to Matt&Co Advisory: Venture Consulting & Advisory

building ventures, building value

The Firm

building ventures, building value

Our Story

Founded in 2011, Matt&Co Advisory is a proprietary venture capital, and venture consulting firm. Helping our portfolio businesses and clients achieve the ideal utilisation of investment capital and operational resources.

Central Focus: Advisory firm, growth firm and business consulting firm.


Our Services

Proprietary Venture Capital, Institutional Portfolio Advisory, Venture Consulting and Design.  

Our Team

Garrett E Matthews

Managing Principal 

With a long and established history within the advisory space, Garrett made his mark in business transformation, growth, and strategy. He is formerly Associate Director at Arup (SA), and Sr. Manager at Deloitte Consulting (SA).

Billy Chipane

Sr. Venture Advisor

A qualified Chartered Accountant (SA), Billy is a former Vice President and Director of M&A, Metals and Mining at Societe Generale London and former Vice President at The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). Billy acts as a non-executive director and special venture advisor at the firm.

Mpho Manyapelo

Venture Partner

Mpho has been involved in various companies at both the executive and non-executive levels. At Matt&Co, she is a Venture Partner and Advisor to the firm. She is co-founder of CSI Africa Group (CSIAG) as well as CSI Technologies South Africa. 

Lerato Thelejane

GM: Venture Operations

As General Manager of Venture Operations, Lerato brings broad experi-ence across the full human capital value chain. Her background spans stints in 2 of the big 4 consulting houses in such sectors as FMCG, Finan-cial Services, and Retail.

Pila Rulashe

Sr. External Advisor

Pila is the Executive Director of Cornerstone Business Solutions (CBS). The company conducts market and financial feasibility studies and devel-ops strategies and business plans for private and public sector clients.

Advisory Panel

Robert Harrell, MD MBA

Dr. Robert Harrell is a nationally recognized Cardio-thoracic Surgeon (retired), and top tiered MBA Executive from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Dr. Harrell has been involved in the syndication of real estate and other commercial ventures.

Tea Tuominen

Experience in M&A, corporate finance, VC/PE, business development/corporate development, project management, business planning/financial planning, start-ups.   

Sector specific experience: wireless telecom, telecoms infrastructure, technology, clean energy, chemicals, food processing, paper, and packaging.  

Sharron McPherson

With over 25 years of experience as an accomplish investment banker and former wall street attorney, Sharron focus is in implementing innovative models for financing economic growth principally in sub-Saharan Africa. She has worked with some of the world's leading international businesses, and governments on policy, strategy and next generation financial modelling.  

Marisa Meyer

Marisa is a structured financier with significant experience across Sub-Saharan Africa. She is an admitted Attorney and Notary Public in South Africa. Marisa’s experience includes capital markets, structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations and tax. 

Frans Maloa

Frans is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial and Organisation Psychology at the University of South Africa. Before joining academia, Frans spent many years with such blue chip organisations as Deloitte and Price Waterhouse.  


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Matt&Co Advisory

Rosebank, Johannesburg, GP 2193, ZA

p. 27.11.966.8101 f. 086.577.5951


Monday - Friday: 8am - 6pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

Firm Brochure

Overview information about our firm and portfolio companies can be downloaded here.    

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Matt&Co Advisory Overview Brochure 2017 (pdf)


CSIAG Overview Brochure 2017 (pdf)